Items left by people paying their respects to the Granite Mountain Hotshots are displayed at a memorial on July 24, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Ariz. Town Divided Over Giving Benefits To Families Of Fallen Firefighters

In the days after a wildfire killed 19 members of an elite firefighting team, the Arizona city where they were based banded together in a series of moving public memorials and tributes, overwhelmingly united in its support of the men and their families.


File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Experts: Expect Bigger, Fiercer Wildfires In West

There’s a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer: More heat, more drought, more fuel and more people in the way are adding up to increasingly ferocious fires.


File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck Getty Images)

Fire Crews Dwindle, Utilities Return To Ariz. Town

There are more signs of progress in the fight against the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters near the town of Yarnell.


A sign reading "Heroes" is displayed on a fence, adorned with mementos, outside of Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Coroner’s Office: 19 Firefighters Died From Burns, Inhalation Problems In Wildfire

A coroner’s office says 19 elite firefighters killed over the weekend died from burns and inhalation problems.


Greg Danielson of Prescott looks over the makeshift memorial outside of Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

‘This Is Our Super Bowl’: Prescott To Celebrate Independence Day In Wake Of Deadly Wildfire

Prescott town leaders honoring the deaths of 19 hometown firefighters are retooling the over-the-top celebration that has long made this Old West town the place to be on Independence Day.


A woman looks at smoke from the Yarnell fire near a roadblock on the road to Yarnell, Ariz., on July 1, 2013. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Arizona Wildfire Now 8 Percent Contained

Fire officials say the Arizona wildfire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters is 8 percent contained.